Sabach Sanjal District Rehab Tour Phase 1—The Gambia
Sabach Sanjal District is located in the eastern part of the North Bank Region of The Gambia on latitude 13 35′ 0” N and longitude 15 26′ 0” W. The district has the river Gambia at its southern part and borders with Senegal at its northern part. Sabach Sanjal is about 125 km away from the capital city, Banjul. The district had an estimated population of 23,728 when the Census was taken in 2013. In majority, the occupation of people in Sabach Sanjal is farming. A recent assessment report conducted by the environment unit of the Ministry of Health, The Gambia found that most communities in the district lacks access to potable drinking water and eleven communities are still practicing open defecation (CLTS, 2019).
Daffa (Coordinates: -15.409, 13.604) Estimated Population: 300
We will replace the cylinder, the conversion head, the chain, and the bearings. We will install 8 stainless steel pipes, replace the concrete slab, and construct a new water trough and a handwashing station.
Kunjata (Coordinates: -15.392, 13.497) Estimated Population: 450
We will dewater and sanitize the well. We will replace the cylinder and the conversion head. We will install 2 stainless steel pipes. We will add extra gravel plus cement to the base. We will construct a concrete water trough and a handwashing station
Jambaya (Coordinates: -15.516, 13.531) Estimated population: 500
We will replace the stainless steel rod couplings and the twin handpump’s 2 conversion heads. We will rebuild the pedestal and a concrete water trough for ruminants, plus construct a dedicated handwashing station.
Tambakoto (Coordinates: -15.516, 13.527) Estimated population: 600
We will replace the bearings, the chain, the axle and rod couplings, the tank, and the concrete slab cover. We will install 8 stainless steel pipes. We will construct a concrete water trough and a handwashing station.
Kungo (Coordinates: -15.576, 13.573) Estimated population: 400
To this well with a twin handpump, we will replace the 2 cylinders, the 2 chains, and the 2 conversion heads. We will install 6 stainless steel pipes. We will construct a concrete water trough and a handwashing station.
NB: All these projects include cost for hand washing station in each community as part of Water Charity’s efforts in fighting Covid-19